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New industrial airport Brazil’s hope for boosting trade

We’re covering the inauguration of Brazil’s first industrial airport. The Covid-19 calamity in Brazil. And the possibility of a violent weekend ahead.

Brazil inaugurates its first industrial airport

Trying to encourage investments and added-value industries, the Belo Horizonte International Airport has inaugurated its industrial airport — Brazil’s first. It is essentially a foreign-trade zone (with lower, simplified tax regimes), and has a 750,000-square-meter space that can house up to 250 companies of different sizes and fields, allowing them to manufacture their products on the airport’s premises. At least in the short-term future, the airport’s administration intends to attract auto part producers...

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